OERM/Trainings

Upcoming Events

Safe Drinking Water Act Regulatory Training Seminars

Join USET OERM to learn how to implement Safe Drinking Water Act regulations and obtain convenient help guides to achieve compliance excellence.

The various seminars will discuss items such as:

  • How lead testing in schools and daycare centers is being offered through USET – learn about the program
  • New requirements by EPA for Lead and Copper monitoring – join us to develop your strategy
  • How the emerging pollutant PFAS will affect your utility – join us for an engaging conversation and then sign up for drinking water monitoring offered by USET to help you understand the levels of PFAS in your system and if new regulations may require increased treatment technologies to be applied.

Seminar Schedule:

  • November 17: Update on Emerging Pollutant PFAS
  • December 1: Update on the New Lead and Copper Rule
  • December 8: Public Notification Rule and Easy to Use Templates
  • December 15: Stage 1 and Stage 2 Disinfection Byproduct Rule

One CEU per seminar will be provided for USET member Tribal Nation staff.

Register for the seminars.

Tribal Utility Certification Courses

These courses are available at no cost to USET Tribal Nation Water and Wastewater Operators and Lab Analysts. The courses include highly successful instructors in helping individuals achieve certification success. The courses include books, calculators, and testing fee payment. The courses also includes test taking strategies and practice tests! Plan on earning 45 – 68 CEUs!

Upcoming courses will run from January to April 2022. Course wrap up and online testing will occur at the annual Tribal Utility Summit slated for spring 2022. Registration will open in October 2021! Plan to advance your career by becoming certified!

If you have a suggestion about which certification course you would like USET to offer starting in January 2022 and finishing at the Tribal Utility Summit, please contact Michael Purvis, USET OERM Technical Assistance Specialist, at mpurvis@usetinc.org.

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USET COVID-19 ECHO


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National Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week and Conference


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Facing Mental Health Challenges for Urban Indians – Session 3: Mental Health: Substance Abuse, Alcoholism, Opioid Misuse Best Practices for UIOs


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Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Office of Public Participation -Understanding the Public’s Technical Assistance Needs in Electric Proceedings Virtual Workshop


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Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) scoping meetings to accept comments of the Environmental Review of Proposed Wind Energy Facility in North Atlantic


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NATHPO Sacred Sites Summit


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Kitcki Carroll presenting during the Center for Indian Country Development Webinar – The Power to Tax: Addressing Economic (Dis)parity in Indian Country


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